Using R to add data to maps has been pretty straightforward for a few years now. That said, it seems easier than ever to do things like use map APIs (e.g. Google, Open Street Map), overlay quite complex data visualisations (e.g. "heatmap-style" densities) and even generate animations. A couple of key R packages in this…
You may have heard that complex storytelling is dying these days. It’s not true! Here’s an essay I performed not so long ago for The News Hour explaining why it’s thriving. The word “story” is a…
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Business strategies – especially in the tradition sense – are rather pushy. If you have a product, your strategy is to explain why a customer should use it.
Design thinking as a strategy flips this. Instead of forcing a product on customers, instead, it sees things from the customer’s perspective. A design mindset is not problem-focused, it is solution focused and action-oriented towards creating a preferred future. Design Thinking draws upon logic, imagination, intuition, and systemic reasoning – exploring the possibilities of what could be. This train of thought creates desired outcomes benefiting the end user.
When design principles are applied to strategy and innovation the success rate for innovation dramatically improves.
The emerging production model plays to public media’s strengths: robust distribution on broadcast and online platforms, high-quality content and talented professionals who can adapt to new opportunities.
Trying to find the optimal times and days for your social media posts can be a difficult challenge. You have to make it an effort to post at different times each day for each social media account, while tediously recording your results.
As EU governments have made it harder to seek refuge in Europe, the flow of refugees fleeing the world's most desperate conflicts is increasing. We invite you to make the choices real refugees have to…
Below are some very good iPad apps you can use with your students in class to create educational comic strips. Students can use them to work on writing projects, engage in storytelling activities , photo journalling and many more. The apps are very simple to install, easy to use and students will absolutely love them.
Design Thinking is not an exclusive property of designers—all great innovators in literature, art, music, science, engineering, and business have practiced it. So, why call it Design Thinking? What’s special about Design Thinking is that designers’ work processes can help us systematically extract, teach, learn and apply these human-centred techniques to solve problems in a creative and innovative way — in our designs, in our businesses, in our countries, in our lives.
Some of the world’s leading brands, such as Apple, Google, Samsung, and GE, have rapidly adopted the Design Thinking approach and Design Thinking is being taught at leading universities around the world, including d.school, Stanford, Harvard and MIT. But do you know what Design Thinking is? And why it’s so popular? Here we’ll cut to the chase and tell you what it is and why it’s so popular.
As virtual reality technology develops and becomes more widely adopted, brands and content creators have the challenge of leveraging the format's freedom and perspective to create new ways to experience global destinations. So far, travel brands have had difficulty determining the best way to create engaging content in virtual reality. Convention and Visitor Bureaus like Visit Houston and Tourism Australia have also worked to integrate virtual reality promotional content into their mobile apps. Today's fragmented virtual reality ecosystem, strewn across a variety of headsets and storefronts, makes it hard to have an engaging experience despite a glut of content becoming available. Find out more.
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